Park Entry Fees

National Park
Citizens (ZK)
Residents/SADC Nationals (USD)
International (USD)
Self Drives (Residents/Non-Residents) (USD)
Category A:
South LuangwaK41.70$20$25$30
Lower ZambeziK41.70$20$25$30
North LuangwaK33.60$15$20$25


National Park
Citizens (ZK)
Residents/SADC Nationals (USD)
Non- Residents (USD)
Category B:
West LungaK25.20$5$10
Blue LagoonK25.20$5$10
Category C:
Other ParksK16.80$25.50$5
Category D:
School PartiesK8.40$10.50$5

*rates per person per day

Vehicle/ Vessel and Activity Permit Fees

Locally Registered (ZK)
Foreign Registered (USD)
Vehicle <3 tonnes net wtK25.50$15
Vehicle >3 tonnes net wetK42$30
Vessel <50 hpK25.50$15
Vessel >50 hpK42$30
Mooring in National ParkK42$30

*rates per vehicle/vessel per day

Citizens/Residents (ZK)
Non-Residents (USD)

*rates per person per day

Miscellaneous Fees

Citizens (ZK)
Established Residents (ZK)
Non-Resident (USD)
Commercial Filming & Sound Recording
K166.80 /dayK166.80 /day$60 /day
Commercial PaintingK166.80 /weekK166.80 /week$100 /week
Professional Hunting LicenseK2 500.20 /yearK6 666.90 /year$6 000 /year
Apprentice Professional Hunting LicenseK833.40 /yearK3 333.60 /year$6 000 /year
Professional Tour Guides LicenseK333.60 /yearK3 333.60 /year$6 000 /year
Apprentice Professional Tour Guides LicenseK333.60 /yearK2 500.20 /year$2 000 /year

*rates per person


  1. A day means the period between 06:00 and 18:00 hours;
  2. A child under the age of five years shall not pay for entry into any National Park. Children aged between five and thirteen years shall pay 50% of the above rates;
  3. A Canoe trip shall consist of a maximum of 3 canoes (i.e. 2 clients’ canoe and 1 guide’s canoe);
  4. Aircraft Entry/Landing per day includes all the days the aircraft remains in the national park, Bird/Wildlife Sanctuary
  5. A school party, comprising citizens or established residents, composed of over ten children shall pay 28 fee units (K8.40) per citizen or K10.50 per resident/SADC Nationals and $5 per head for foreign visitors, for entry into any national park, bird or wildlife sanctuary.

Minimum Concession Fees for Photographic Tourism Sites

National Park
Fixed Lease Fees (USD)
Variable Fees/ Bed Levy (USD)
South Luangwa$250$50
North Luangwa$200$50
Lower Zambezi$250$50
Mosi- Oa- Tunya$200$30



  1. Fixed lease (base rate x number of beds x operating season)
  2. Bed levy (daily tourist charge per night exclusive of park entry fee)
  3. Fees in 1 & 2 escalate at 3% annually (fixed lease fees & bed levy)

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